Posts Tagged ‘tightens’

Iran’s rial regains footing as government tightens controls

Iran’s national currency rial has recovered against US dollar in a first sign that new government measures to control the exchange market are paying off.  Iran’s rial traded a months-high against dollar at 118,000 on Tuesday afternoon local time, up nearly 10 percent compared to the same time last week when traders sold each […]

Seeking New Routes for Oil Delivery Saudi Arabia Tightens Its Grip on Eastern Yemen

AL-MAHRAH, YEMEN — “The Saudi forces must leave all our townships and villages from the coast to the desert,” Ahmed Balhaf, a resident of Yemen’s eastern al-Mahrah province told a cheering crowd gathered to protest the presence of Saudi troops in Yemen. The demonstrations were part of a series of protests spread across six cities […]

Israel tightens screws on Gaza

Maureen Clare Murphy Rights and Accountability 25 June 2019 A protester in the West Bank city of Ramallah holds a sign reading “Palestine is not for sale,” 24 June 2019. Ayat Arqawy APA images While the Trump administration goes through the motions of its doomed Bahrain peace summit, Israel is tightening the screws on Gaza’s […]

Report: Saudi Arabia Tightens Grip on Palestinians, Hampers Remittances to Gaza

The new step taken by the Riyadh regime against Palestinians involves official and non-official money transfers as the procedure has witnessed a marked decline over the past week and during the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, Al-Khaleej Online news website reported. The report described residents […]

North Korea Pleads for Food Aid as Trump Sanctions Noose Tightens

PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA — A leaked diplomatic memo reveals that the North Korean government is lobbying its allies for assistance in dealing with an “urgent” food shortage crisis needed to stave off hunger this month. But with U.S. and international sanctions in play, delivery of humanitarian aid is risky business. A diplomatic memo obtained by […]

Israel tightens noose around East Jerusalem

Tamara Nassar Rights and Accountability 27 November 2018 The Israeli settlement of Pisgat Zeev in front of the Palestinian Shuafat refugee camp on 27 April 2018. Israel is pressing on with land confiscations and house demolitions in a bid to bring more Jewish settlers into East Jerusalem and environs.  Oren Ziv ActiveStills Israel took various steps […]

israel (apartheid state) tightens noose around East Jerusalem

Israel tightens noose around East Jerusalem The Israeli settlement of Pisgat Zeev in front of the Palestinian Shuafat refugee camp on 27 April 2018. Israel is pressing on with land confiscations and house demolitions in a bid to bring more Jewish settlers into East Jerusalem and environs. By Tamara Nassar Oren Ziv ActiveStills Israel took various […]

Palestinians Increasingly Marginalized And Abandoned As Zionist Noose Tightens

Rebel Voice has presented many articles on the Palestine Crisis. The suffering of the people there at the bloodied hands of the Israeli state is the stuff of nightmares. Yet it continues unabated. Since the arrival of the arch-fascist, Trump, the Israeli regime has become further emboldened, and gods knows they were bad enough beforehand. […]

In Gaza, hospitals run short on fuel while israel (apartheid state) tightens requirements for medical transfers

In Gaza, hospitals run short on fuel while Israel tightens requirements for medical transfers Gaza When illness is a ‘death sentence’: The victimization of Gaza women 29 August 2018 Ma’an News Agency—Hanan al-Khoudari resorted to Facebook in a cry for help when Israeli authorities rejected her request to accompany her three-year-old son, Louay, suffering from […]

In Gaza, hospitals run short on fuel while Israel tightens requirements for medical transfers

Gaza When illness is a ‘death sentence’: The victimization of Gaza women 29 August 2018 Ma’an News Agency—Hanan al-Khoudari resorted to Facebook in a cry for help when Israeli authorities rejected her request to accompany her three-year-old son, Louay, suffering from aggressive soft tissue sarcoma, to his chemotherapy treatment in East Jerusalem. Israeli authorities then […]

Britain Tightens NATO’s Noose Around Russia, Risks Nuclear War

Britain appears to be selling itself to Europe as the EU’s “security” guarantor so that when the UK finally leaves the EU, it can retain a pretext for maintaining a close military relationship. This is extremely dangerous because the US-British policy toward Russia is provocative. “[T]he loss of the UK could leave the EU significantly […]

Emboldened by Trump, Israel tightens grip on Jerusalem

Tamara Nassar Rights and Accountability 15 February 2018 Israel seeks to empty Jerusalem of Palestinian presence, church leader says.  Mohamar Awad APA images Israel has started work on a major new settlement project in occupied East Jerusalem. The construction of a center for Jewish religious studies began in Jerusalem’s Old City late Tuesday evening, according […]

Gaza hospitals shut down as deadly siege tightens

Ali Abunimah Rights and Accountability 6 February 2018 Doctors at Gaza’s al-Nasr children’s hospital say patients’ lives are at risk as hospitals in Gaza shut down due to a shortage of fuel for generators. (via Facebook) Emergency generators have run out of fuel in at least 19 health facilities in the Gaza Strip as Israel’s […]

China tightens North Korea trade restrictions under UN sanctions

China, North Korea’s main economic lifeline, will impose bans on exports of iron, steel and other metals, as well as on industrial machinery and transport vehicles to North Korea, from January 6, its Commerce Ministry stated on Friday. Crude oil and refined petroleum supplies will be also capped, in accordance with the restrictions imposed earlier […]

Silicon Valley Tightens Its Grip on Free Speech

(Natural News) Political totalitarianism is coming to America, and it is being ushered in not by government thugs in jackboots but by progressive activists and their allies in Silicon Valley. (Article by Edmund Kozak republished from Lifezette.com) In a chilling oped published in The New York Times on July 14, Lisa Feldman Barrett, a […]

COMMENTARY: As The Kremlin Tightens The Screws, It Invites Popular Revolt

Hello Zionist Report Followers! As you know, our mission is to EXPOSE THE TRUTH. And, we need your help to achieve it. We are a team of two journalists that are tirelessly working on this mission. We have grown tremendously since we launched in January. And now we are looking to take our growth to […]

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain ban Al-Jazeera as gulf blockade tightens on Qatar

“All channels from the Al Jazeera Media Network must be removed” and replaced with “official Saudi television ones,” the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage said in a statement, as posted by The New Arab. “Any facility acting in violation of the aforesaid Circular will be held liable and be penalized with a fine […]

Power crisis hits Gaza hospitals as Israel tightens siege on sick

Source 8 May 2017 The humanitarian situation in Gaza is growing more dire against the dimming possibility of a reconciliation between the Ramallah-based Palestinian Authority controlled by Mahmoud Abbas, and the Islamist movement Hamas, the UN special coordinator for the Middle East peace process, has warned. UNSCO says the friction between the competing Palestinian regimes […]

Theresa May Warns That Terror Attack In UK Is ‘Highly Likely’

Theresa May, Britain’s new Prime Minister, has called an urgent meeting of the government’s emergency COBRA committee. She said that a terror attack in the UK is “highly likely” following Thursdays attack in the French city of Nice which left 84 people dead. RT reports: May says Britain should not expect attacks like those in […]

UK terror suspect’s car abandoned 1 year ago found parked at Rome airport

A yellow Seat Alhambra with a British license plates was left for over a year at Rome’s Fiumicino airport parking-lot before suspicions started to be vocalized, La Republica reported.  Although police found nothing suspicious in the vehicle, the investigation showed that the car belonged to a 37-year-old British national who is believed to have joined an […]

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